Staggered threshold approach procedures combined with new tools show potential for achieving an increase in airport capacity of up to 10% – as well as reducing noise. A recent validation carried out by members of the Joint Undertaking (JU) are showing convincing results.
A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
This article is part of a Eurostat online publication that focuses on quality of life indicators, providing recent statistics for the European Union (EU). The publication presents a detailed analysis of various dimensions that can form the basis for a deeper analysis of the quality of life, complementing gross domestic product (GDP) which has traditionally been used to provide a general overview of the economic situation and social developments.
Electric and hybrid cars are much quieter on the road than the cars with a combustion engine. Although this is beneficial to the environment, it can also result dangerous to road users, especially to visually impaired people or cyclists, since they may not hear the cars approaching, being present or departing.
EUROCONTROL we are proud of their tools that help measure, monitor and mitigate the impact of aviation on the environment – doing their bit to help the global aviation community reduce noise, emissions and air pollution, the latter being the theme of this year’s World Environment Day.
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